Clean WS2 and MoS2 Nanoribbons Generated by Laser-Induced Unzipping of the Nanotubes

Kuraganti Vasu, Sharma S.R.K.C. Yamijala, Alla Zak, Kothandam Gopalakrishnan, Swapan K. Pati, C. N.R. Rao

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Abstract

The preparation of 1D WS2 and MoS2 flexible nanoribbons by laser-induced unzipping of the nanotubes is reported. The nanoribbons are of high quality, uniform width, and devoid of surface contamination. The zig-zag edges in WS2 nanoribbons give rise to ferromagnetism at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3916-3920
Number of pages5
JournalSmall
Volume11
Issue number32
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • density functional theory
  • ferromagnetism
  • laser irradiation
  • unzipping nanotubes
  • WS and MoS nanoribbons
  • zig-zag edges

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry (all)
  • Materials Science (all)

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